Can you crack the INDUS CODE? Scientists baffled by ancient carvings of mysterious civilisation that invented the toilet – and had no army
It is a mystery civilisation that has baffled the archaeological world for decades.
The Indus – the largest yet least known of all the first great urban cultures – thrived from 2600 to 1900 BC, and then abruptly vanished from historical records.
Very little is known about the people, who strangely left no archaeological evidence of warfare and communicated in one of the world’s most complex scripts
Now, one expert believes we may be closer to deciphering the ancient script using digital technology that can find patterns in its unusual symbols.
Writing an in-depth report in Nature , Andrew Robinson, author of ‘ The Indus: Lost Civilizations ‘, says research on the empire has progressed dramatically.
The Indus Empire stretched over more than a million square miles across the plains of the Indus River from the Arabian Sea to the Ganges, over what is now Pakistan, northwest India and eastern…
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